Jørgen Knudsen

Brief Life History of Jørgen

When Jørgen Knudsen was born on 2 September 1829, in Kølstrup, Odense, Denmark, his father, Knud Rasmussen, was 35 and his mother, Anne Kirstine Jørgensdatter, was 37. He married Ane Marie Andersen on 7 April 1870, in Nørre Lyndelse, Åsum, Odense, Denmark. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Flødstrup, Vindinge, Svendborg, Denmark for about 6 years.

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Jørgen Knudsen
Ane Marie Andersen
Marriage: 7 April 1870
Anne Marie Dorthea Kamilla Knudsen

Sources (9)

  • Jorgen Knudsen in household of Knud Rasmussen, "Denmark Census, 1840"
  • Jorgen Knudsen, "Denmark Marriages, 1635-1916"
  • Jørgen Knudsen, "Denmark Church Records, 1484-1941"

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World Events (7)

1847 · Casino Theatre (Copenhagen)

The Casino Theatre was built as an entertainment center by Georg Carstensen but was converted into a theatre in 1848. After many years of never gaining popularity, it was closed in 1937 and demolished in 1960.


Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy. A two-chamber parliament is established.

1868 · Magasin Du Nord

Magasin is a Danish chain of department stores that was founded in 1868 in Copenhagen and still exists today. They can be found in Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, and the UK.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Knud, Niels, Holger, Jorgen, Ove, Alf, Alfhild, Anders, Baard, Berger, Einer.

Danish, Norwegian, and North German: patronymic from the Danish personal name Knud, derived from Old Norse Knútr meaning ‘knot’. Knud was a Danish royal name, Latinized as Canutus.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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